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Recreation/Development Specialist I

NL Health Services - 1 090 emplois
St. John's, NL
31,60 $ - 35,27 $ / heure
Publié il y a 13 jours

Job Description

Recreation/Development Specialist I
Multi-Site (St. John's City Hospitals)
Central Staffing
Temporary, Call In
Hours Based on the needs of the department Salary CG36, ($31.60 - $35.27) Competition Number GENERAL155 Posted Date 06 January 2022 Closing Date 31 December 2030
About Us
Eastern Health is the largest, integrated health authority in Newfoundland and Labrador employing approximately 13,000 dedicated employees and serving a population of more than 300,000 people. The authority offers the full continuum of health and community services including public health, long-term care, community services, hospital care and unique provincial programs and services. At Eastern Health we pride ourselves on providing the highest quality care and service possible to the people in our communities, in our region, and in the province. To do that, we employ qualified, competent and caring individuals who are dedicated to their professions and to our vision of Healthy People, Healthy Communities.

Job Summary
The Recreation Development Specialist I is responsible for providing comprehensive Therapeutic Recreation Services. The Recreation Specialist is a member of the interdisciplinary care team and is responsible for the development, planning, organization, supervision and evaluation of comprehensive and individual Therapeutic Recreation Services. The work also includes participating in and supervising recreation therapy staff, students, and volunteers in recreational activities. The Recreation Development Specialist will maintain an active clinical caseload and will be assigned other duties as required.

This position maintains accountability to the Professional Practice Consultant for professional integrity issues.

Job Demands
By applying for this job, you acknowledge an understanding that regular requirements and demands of this job include (but are not limed to):
Regularly moves objects; occasionally lifts or transports equipment and supplies up to 25 lbs. and pushes or pulls equipment using light to medium forces for patient handling and portering to move clients/patients over 50 lbs.
Regularly stands, walks, and works in cramped positions.
Occasionally sits to work on computer and drive clients to/from activities.
Regularly required visual concentration when assessing clients.
Regularly has time pressures and deadlines to complete assessments and reports.

Job Qualifications
Graduation with an approved/recognized Baccalaureate degree in Therapeutic Recreation or Recreation with major course work in Therapeutic Recreation is required.
Completion of an internship in Therapeutic Recreation is required.
Current certification as a Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS) with the National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification (NCTRC) is required.
Experience working as a Recreation Specialist in a health care setting is an asset.
Extensive knowledge in the areas of assessment, assessment tools, program design/protocols, client care plans, clinical documentation, therapeutic interventions/facilitation techniques, leadership, supervision, workload measurement and group dynamics is required.
Demonstrated competencies in problem solving and program planning.
Ability to be self-motivated and to work both collaboratively and with a high degree of independence and initiative.
Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
Exhibited strong oral and written communication skills.
Ability to demonstrate a positive, respectful and sensitive approach to the needs of the clients.
A satisfactory record of work performance is required.

Possession of a class IV driver's license and satisfactory drivers abstract will be required depending on the need of the site.

Open to external applicants.

Apply online at https://employment.easternhealth.ca

To become a part of our team, please submit your resume/cover letter or application form online, clearly demonstrating how you meet the required qualifications. Include your current mailing address, day-time contact number, e-mail address, competition and employee number if applicable.
Contact Information for Recruitment Related Inquiries:

Telephone: (709) 777-7777 (5-2) or 1-800-563-3693
Email: [email protected]. Applications/resumes are not accepted at this email address.

Eastern Health is committed to inclusive and barrier-free recruitment, selection and onboarding processes. We are happy to assist applicants requesting accommodation or support during the process. Please email [email protected] or call 777-7777 press 5 then press 2 (long distance 1-800-563-3693) outlining how we can help.

All Eastern Health employees and new hires are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved exemption.

EXTERNAL APPLICANTS: We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate will be required to provide a satisfactory Certificate of Conduct from the RCMP or local Police (Vulnerable Sector Check may be required), educational documents, registration/licensure if applicable and Social Insurance Number.

Numéro de concours: GENERAL155
Site Web d'entreprise: https://NLHealthServices.ca/
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À propos NL Health Services

À propos NL Health Services

If you come from away, you’ll discover just how special Newfoundland and Labrador is. If you're a local, you already know this. It’s our people. It’s our culture. It’s our stories (and oh do we love our stories).

If you’re looking to grow your health career in a place with adventure around each corner and a strong sense of community, then let’s put on the kettle and have a chat. Newfoundland and Labrador (NL) Health Services might just be the perfect fit for you.

Why join NL Health Services?

There are many reasons. You will put your skills to great use in a unique and remarkable part of the world, be part of interdisciplinary and talented health-care teams and have access to state-of-the-art equipment and modern facilities.

  • We also offer incentives for local talent, those looking to return home and those new to our province.
  • Competitive remuneration and attractive benefits package.
  • Generous vacation packages and paid time off.
  • Full-time and part-time pension plans options.
  • Health insurance, dental and long-term disability plans.
  • Financial incentives and relocation support.
  • Student placements and clinical residencies.
  • Remote work options available.
  • Fast pathways to nursing for out-of-province applicants.

With a rich and unique culture, and tremendous natural beauty, Newfoundland and Labrador is an ideal place to call home, with a growing diverse population and among the safest places in the world to live.

About NL Health Services

At NL Health Services, we are responsible for delivering health and community services to more than 528,000 people living in Newfoundland and Labrador. Our team consists of more than 21,000 dedicated health workers who are committed to providing the best care in communities across the province, in five geographical areas.

The provincial health authority was created in April 2023, following recommendations from Health Accord NL, and brings together five former separate health entities. Our goal is to improve the health of the people of Newfoundland and Labrador and to create a more integrated, accessible, technologically enhanced, equitable and sustainable health system.

We know that it is the people – employees, physicians and volunteers – that together make NL Health Services a great place to work. We believe that every person carries valuable knowledge, experience and perspective, and it is in this diversity that we find strength. At NL Health Services, we embrace the distinct and complementary characteristics of all our members as we seek to eliminate health disparities by providing fair, equitable and quality health care to all patients, residents and clients.

If your passion is to provide extraordinary health care to the residents of the communities of Newfoundland and Labrador, we want to hear from you.

Come, work with us, and be extraordinary every day!

For more information, please visit: https://nlhealthservices.ca/.

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